The All Progressives Congress candidate for the Oct 31 Lagos East senatorial bye-election, Mr Tokunbo Abiru, has promised to deliver democratic dividends to the people of the district if elected.
Abiru, a former Managing Director of Polaris Bank, made the promise during a meeting with party stakeholders, community leaders and residents in Kosofe.
He said previous representatives of the senatorial district did very well for the people, promising to offer same quality representation to honour their legacies if elected.
The APC candidate said he was passionate about the progress of the senatorial zone and would not disappoint the people.
“I thank you, great party members, for nominating me as the candidate of our great party and I promise not to betray the confidence reposed in me.
“I will work with other elected members of the National Assembly from the state to deliver the dividends of democracy to the people of this senatorial district and the state.
“By God‘s grace, I will honour the legacies of those who had represented this district at the Senate.
“My father, Justice Abiru first represented this district; he did very well and I can’t afford not to honour his legacies.
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Source – pmnews